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UK student assaulted near William T. Young Library

UK student assaulted near William T. Young Library

Hannah Stanley September 8, 2021

A reported assault took place involving four male UK students who assaulted another male UK student around 2 p.m. on Sept. 4, 2021, according to UK Police Chief Joe Monroe.The attack took place near University...

An officer lays down a cord during an emergency situation on Thursday, March 25, 2021, at UK Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Emergency situation at UK hospital caused by armed man, ended without incident

Natalie Parks March 25, 2021

Law enforcement officials arrested an armed man at UK's Chandler Hospital following a bomb scare that sparked an emergency alert and hours-long police search.UK police received a tip the morning of March...

A bomb disposal robot is guided to the entrance of UK Chandler Hospital at 10:30 a.m. as part of law enforcement’s response to a situation with a suspicious package in the hospital’s emergency room the morning of March 25, 2021.

What we know about the emergency situation at UK Chandler Hospital

Kernel News Staff March 25, 2021

An alert was tweeted out by UK Police at 10:58 a.m. saying to avoid the area surrounding the UK Chandler Emergency Room at South Limestone with reports of a suspicious package located at the ER. 3 p.m....

Lexington residents wait the 15 minutes of observation following their COVID-19 vaccination at the mobile clinic held by UK at First Baptist Church Bracktown on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

Mobile clinics aim to bridge racial gap in vaccine distribution

Natalie Parks February 27, 2021

As part of a city movement to bridge a racial gap in vaccine distribution, the University of Kentucky is partnering with community sites to hold mobile clinics that are more accessible to Lexington residents.UK...

A flag signals the entrance of the COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the Central Bank Club on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Early look at Kroger Field vaccination site

Natalie Parks January 18, 2021

At noon on Jan. 19, the University of Kentucky will open its centralized COVID-19 clinic, offering vaccines to the Lexington community via online request and appointments.UK had previously completed vaccinating...

UK womens basketball senior KeKe McKinney holds up a sign during the UK womens basketball teams social justice march on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

“We all want the same goal.” Women’s basketball team organizes march, unity fair to speak out against racial injustice

Natalie Parks and Sarah Michels September 20, 2020

The Kentucky women’s basketball team spends most of their time in the public eye on the Memorial Coliseum court. But Wednesday, they congregated across the street at the Bowman statue, and there was...

UK spokesman Jay Blanton speaks to the University Senate in the White Hall Classroom Building on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, about the UK public relations response to a bomb threat directed at campus in November 2018. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

With last semester’s bomb threat in mind, UK officials look to move forward

Jacob Eads January 25, 2019

Two months after a bomb threat was directed toward UK’s White Hall Classroom Building, university officials say they have room to improve campus safety and crisis communication.UK Police Chief Joe Monroe...

UKPD Officer Alan Saylor instructs his audience during the first of UKPDs monthly active shooter trainings in Lexington, Ky. on November 28, 2018. Photo by Jacob Eads | STAFF

For an audience of one, UKPD’s active shooter training proves relevant

Jacob Eads November 29, 2018

There were 42 seats in the UKPD’s “active shooter training” Tuesday, but only one was filled by a student.Officer Alan Saylor has been training the public on how to avoid disaster since 2005. It’s...

Haily Duvall, a 19-year-old sophomore at UK, was arrested early in the morning on Nov. 8 and charged with terroristic threatening and filing a false police report. 

The bomb threat to UK’s White Hall: 22 hours of uncertainty

Bailey Vandiver November 8, 2018

Below is a timeline of events relating to the bomb threat against White Hall. The timeline starts on the afternoon of Nov. 7 and continues to the present. To view a shortened timeline in interactive...

Haily Duvall, a 19-year-old sophomore at UK, was arrested early in the morning on Nov. 8 and charged with terroristic threatening and filing a false police report. 

UK student arrested in connection with threats against UK’s White Hall

Bailey Vandiver and Rick Childress November 8, 2018

A 19-year-old sophomore was arrested early Thursday morning in connection with the threatening messages aimed at White Hall Classroom Building. Haily Loraine Duvall was arrested by UK Police, who had...

Assistant Provost for Student Well-Being Andrew Smith speaks at the press conference announcing UKs initiative for safer transportation ahead of the Kentucky football game against Georgia. The press conference was held at the Cats Den in the Gatton Student Center on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. 

UK announces initiative for safer transportation on football gameday

Sydney Momeyer November 2, 2018

The Wildcats may be a football school right now, but safety will remain the UK administration’s number one priority on gamedays.On Friday, UK officials and the Kentucky Distillers' Association announced...

A student speeds by on a bicycle during class change on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Bike thefts around UK’s campus appear to be dropping, but not disappearing

October 3, 2018

Bike thefts around UK’s campus are going down, but they’re certainly not going away.According to data provided by the UK Police, reported bike thefts have decreased steadily over the past three years....

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